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. >>> and remembering an american classic, andy williams, who gave us "moon river" and so much more. nightly news starts now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, i'm savannah guthrie in tonight for brian. there are few things that are guaranteed in presidential elections, but one thing is almost always certain. every four years, the state of ohio will be a battleground, hotly contested for its trove of electoral votes and the way it has of picking the winner. tonight, the candidates are in ohio as the news shows that the win could be slipping away for the republican challenger. ron allen has more. >> reporter: good evening to you, savannah, mitt romney just wrapped up an event here, the third of the day. he has really been trying to pick up the pace, spending more time here in ohio than any other state. at every campaign stop, mitt romney has hit the same theme. i care about you. >> these are tough times, even for families with jobs. i know what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: as new polls show ohio slipping away. rom
. ♪ >>> welcome back to "first look." fans are remembering andy williams who died tuesday night at the age of 84 aft a year-long battle with bladder cancer. kevitiles takes a look back at h life. ♪ moon river >> reporter: he may not have penned it, but "moon river" belonged to andy william. ♪ i'm going your way >> reporter: the classic handso velvetceoo clean cut, even in the 1960s. and an iowa boy william performed with his brothers before going so. for almost a decade, he hosted "the andy williams show"n nbc. helping to put another group o inbrhers, the osmonds, on the map. the andy williams christmas special was a annual christmas special. ♪ it's the most wonderful time >> reporter: among his acevemtsdndee platinum recordings. >> what he represented was in a chaotic and turbulent time of change, something safe and family friendly. >> reporter: kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >> well, it is time now for your first ok at entertainment . owre rts reconciliation, are kristen stewart and robert patteson taki it to the next level? bill is very unhappy about this. >> it's only for the movie,
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. >> shepard: tonight, saying good by to the legendary crooner andy williams. first from fox this wednesday night the president of iran is back in the country he says the united states is in cahoots with the devil and israelis are uncivillized. now the world is reacting to mahmoud ahmadinejad's latest anti-west rhetoric today at the united nations. the president of ahmadinejad took the podium at the u.n. general assembly and while his speech was not as fiery as some of those in the past, he still did say his vision of the world's future does not include the united states or israel. listen. >> the koran -- situation of the world better incident of history humanely iran's management of the world and the self-proclaim sensors of power who have entrusted themselves to the devil. >> shepard: just yesterday the iranian president called israel a fake regime that needs to be eliminated. outside the u.n., thousands of nd many jewsallied against the voiced anger that ahmadinejad spoke at the u.n. on yom kippur, the holiest day on the jewish calendar. among them benjamin netanyahu who will address the
?" more americans are burdened with student loan debt. and remembering andy williams when the "cbs evening news" continues. the machine showed me a map of my feet, and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. unlike the leading regular tissue, puffs has soft, air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. so you can always put your best face forward. face every day with puffs softness. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long
of finding any more survivors. as a music and television legend, andy williams gave us some of the most comic songs in history but died last night at the age of 84. >> here is susan mcginnis with a look back at his incredible career. >> andy williams was most famous for his christmas specials ... but he was a versatile entertainer whose career in music and television lasted more than eight decades. williams was born in a tiny town in iowa and by the age of seven was singing with his three brothers on the radio. the brother stay together until and williams decided to go solo in 1953. he got a job singing on the tonight show and his tunes became hits but it was a song first performed by audrey hepburn in the movie breakfast at tiffany's that would become his team. >> ♪ moon river >> his popularity helped him get his own tv program. the andy williams show lasted nine years. >> the show was very popular, and everyone wants to get on a popular tv show. >> cast included big names like tony bennett, ray charles, and the osmond became regulars. >> what is your name? >> in 1961 he married a dancer a
no warning was issued. >>> iconic crooner andy williams is being remembered tonight as an artist with an unforgettable melody. >>> andy williams died last night at his hone in branson, missouri after a year-long battle with bladder cancer. he was 84 known for many songs including moon river and it's most wonderful time of the year. president ronald reagan once called andy williams a national treasure. >>> in greece tens of thousands flock out today to protest the government's measures. violence outside the parliament building. protest the government's recent frement to enact their $15 billion in spending cuts to meet the demands of own leaders. >>> continued unrest as we see again. the dow lost 24 points, nasdaq fell 24. >>> san francisco takes the title for the best city in the country. its world class restaurants, large education in classes improve the economy all helped city by the bay earn its top spot from the bloomberg business week best. coming in second, seattle, then washington dc, then boston. portland rounds up 5 education, economic factors, crime, and air quality. >>>
. >>> singer andy williams is tv and recording artist of the 1960s and '70s. ♪ moon river >> "moon river" and "breakfast at tiffany's" was andy williams signature songs. andy williams died wednesday and was 84 years old. ♪ ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. partly sunny in new york. 72 degrees. 88 in miami. 66 in chicago. 94 in there's a. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohi
of fledgling performers. >> what is your name? sammy reporter: who can forget andy williams introducing the very young osmonds? not that there wasn't sadness along the way. a friend of senator robert kennedy, williams sang at his funeral after his assassination in 1968. ♪ marching on >> reporter: after 14 years of marriage and shared parenthood with performer claudene longet the couple split in 1975 but williams stood by her a year later when she was tried and convicted of negligent homicide in the shooting death of a new man in her life, a professional skier spider savage. for the past 20 years, andy williams and his second wife debby made their home in branson, missouri where until last fall he performed at the nearby andy williams moon river theater six times a week. >> until next season then, may each day of the year be a good day. good night. >> osgood: andy williams was 84. next, actor and activist ed asner. and later... >> the 74th annual hunger games. >> osgood: a character actress with real character, elizabeth banks. into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or make 70,000
, andy williams had 42 hits on billboard charts. williams died of cancer tuesday night at his home in branson, missouri. by a quirk of fate and marketing, the song for which he's best remembered never even made it to the hit parade because it was part of an album never releasedded as a single. ♪ moon river ♪ wider than a mile >> osgood: andy williams first sang "moon river" in 1962 and made it his signature song ever after. in fact, when we visited him three years ago, we even overheard him singing it as a preshow warm-up in the shower ♪ moon river wider than a... >> osgood: his road to moon river began in the town of wall lake, iowa, where he and his three brothers were fashioned into a singing act by their hard-driving father >> it wasn't my passion to sing. it was his. it was his passion to do something with us >> reporter: the boys' first big break came on a radio station in des moines >> coming to you from the stage of the auditorium from w.h.o., des moines >> reporter: the williams' brothers moved on to collaboration with singer kay thompson. after his siblings quit sho
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to come, remembering andy williams. moon river [ ge healthcare engineer ] babies are the number one reason why we come to work every day. we recently donated a number of our incubators to a hospital in east london, homerton. we take the sickest and the most premature and the smallest babies in the whole area. [ mother #1 ] they're lovely in here. they're absolutely brilliant. i couldn't ask for any better. their first chance in life is not the greatest. and so i think, just being here to help them through that first chance of life is amazing. ♪ [ homerton doctor ] if a baby is in a high-tech incubator that provides them with temperature control and humidity, it makes the care of the baby that much easier. [ mother #2 ] i didn't really get to touch her or hold her when she was born. today will be the first time i'll get to hold her 'cause i'm gonna feed her later. i'm just really excited. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> what does the new season hold for music lovers? the fastest prologue, fewer recordings you can actually hold in your hand. cd albums continue to lose ground because of digital rival
. the showman whose voice spawn add long list of hits including "moon river" has died. andy williams died at home last night after a year long battle with bladder cancer. ♪ noon river ♪ wider than a mile ♪ i'm crossing you in style ♪ some day >>shepard: president obama called his voice a national treasure that earned 18 gold records and three platinum albums. andy williams host the his own tv variety show in the 60's along with popular holiday specials well into the 1990's. andy williams was 84 years old. trace is live in los angeles. this was the 75th year in show business. man! >>trace: 75 years. he began singing with his brothers at the age of seven the when he was nine, they had songs on the radio. he struck out on his own in the early 50's but almost packed it in because he was broke. he got a job, finally, on a brand new late night program called "the tonight show," then hosted by steve allen leading to his own show on nbc and a record contract. a few years ago he talked about the friends from elvis to bobby kennedy. he told sean hannity, one time bobby kennedy asked him to
a national treasure. this is my go-to christmas album. andy williams. andy williams who hasn't hummed along to his silky rendition of this tune. ♪ moon river wider ♪ ♪ i'm crossing you in style ♪ ♪ some day >> oh. andy williams, he started his career singing with his brothers at the age of 8. and entertained for almost 75 years. 18 gold, three platinum albums, a self-titled variety show and christmas specials that played on tvs across america, a popular theater in branson, missouri. he died in his home in branson last night after a year long battle with bladder cancer. andy williams was 84 years old. >>> now to the cell phone radiation debate. guess what, it's back. the question is, is there too much radiation going into our brains? could it cause cancer? here is the deal. it has been 15 years since the fcc set the radiation exposure limit for cell phone use. now the u.s. government accountability office wants it updated now. dr. gupta, brain surgeon here, joining me. i have to be honest, i first heard this, i thought here we go again. back again. i mean, what's the deal? >> in so
river singer andy williams has died after a year long battle with cancer. ♪ moon river. [applause] ♪ ♪ i'm crossing you in style some day. >> such a beautiful voice. williams voice spanned decades . he hosted a andy williams show and spun off to his famous christmas specials. he was friends with elvis and bobby kennedy. bobby kennedy once asked him to be a delegate. >> i can't do this for you. because i was a republican. he never knew i was a republican. >> andy williams was 84 years old and that is your 5 at 5. >> bomb shell new report suggest that the white house knew 24 hours the deadly attack on the consulate was the work of al-qaida. and yet the president has yet to call it a terrorist attack. >> you are right. president obama has not called the deadly raid on our consulate in benghazi, libya a terrorist attack even though some in his administration and secretary of state hilary clinton going so far to say that it was linked to al-qaida. >> they are working with other violent extremist to undermine democratic transitions in africa as we tragically saw in benghazi. >> the
debt. and remembering andy williams when the cbs evening news continues. the machine showed me a map of my feet, and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. unlike the leading regular tissue, puffs has soft, air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. so you can always put your best face forward. face every day with puffs softness. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. today about the job market from the people
from dropping out. ♪ >> ifill: and we remember the singer who made americans swoon. andy williams. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the trouble in greece today and in spain overnight brought the plight of europe's debt-ridden countries squarely back into the spotlight. street battles erupted in athens as nearly 70,000 people staged the largest demonstration since may of last year. we have a report from james mates of "independent television news." >> reporter: it's a sight that has become all too familiar in central at thens. a day supposed to have been about a general strike and peaceful protest turned quickly into ugly violence. the police were prepared, but against volleys of pet troll bombs they could do little more than stand their ground and wait with tear gas and stun grenades to t
that they have to look at. >>pam: coming up, a time honored singer passes away. andy williams and his remarkable career. >> the search continues, detroit police may finally have a break in the search for the remains of a renowned teamster boss. committed to world peace, that is the claim from the ron leader, how he says the united nations is keeping his nation from accomplishing that goal. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> a police chase. and i'm we have a picture from the scene. we cannot see much from this picture but we do know that a police car is chasing another vehicle. at least one person was arrested. >> after all these y
andy williams. it's the most wonderful time of the year ♪ >> you got to be old like me to have remembered andy williams' variety show and tonight we remember andy williams. his publicist confirms the iconic entertainer died at the age 84. williams got his first big break on steven allen's tonight show. eventually he did get that tv show of his own it. lasted nine years. guests included tony bennett, ray charles, the osmond brothers. williams continued to perform nearly until the day he died. >>> a contract controversy at pepco, tonight we should know whether workers will vote for or against a labor contract. right now we're learning whether pepco will be allowed to increase its rates for millions of customers. our bruce johnson is live from the public commission service headquarters where the rate meeting just ended. >> reporter: the meeting was broken up by demonstrators. here is what the public service commission decided. pepco is asking for roughly $40 million in rate increases, roughly $5 per residential customer. here's what they got. they got some $24 million in rate inc
williams died at his home in branson, missouri after a year long battle with bladder cancer. andy williams bestnown for his rendition of "moon river" which won for baes son inreakfast of tiffanies. launched the andy williams show in 1962, on the air until 1971 and continued as a yearly christmas special. he was a close friend of robert f. kennedy and his wife ethel. william sang at the late senator's funeral. a year later he named his son after rfk. kerry kennedy said that williams was a generous and long term supporter of the rfk center. we will miss him. ronald reagan called williams a national treasure. he recorded 18 gold and three platinum records with hits including "can't get used to losing you," he owned and operated the moon river theater in branson and fans have taken to twitter to say good-bye to our friend. andy williams. with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf's pizza palace gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! pizza!!!!! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop!
of the popular personalities of the 50s and 60s has passed away. legendary crooner andy williams died last night and was best known for his signature song "moon river" a number one hit in 1962. there are 18 gold and platinum albums and signed a biggest recording contract in history, hosting several television shows from 1962 to 1976. and he is 84 years old. >> and in other entertainment news, it's a big night in tv. there is a premier of a trio of funny new shows first, dancing with thesters says goodbye to celebrities this season. >> you predicted it. >> yes. i did. here is rachel smith. >> the all star season of "dancing with the stars kicked off with a bang. and now, the first elimination. actress pamela anderson was first to say goodbye. instead of doing interviews anderson skipped out. >> why is pamela not here? >> not feeling too well. do you know what i mean? >> and do you think she's depressed?. >> she's disappointed. >> and there is justin beeber there to perform his new song "as long as you love me". tonight a huge line up starting at 8:00 with season four premier of "the middle" follo
be back tomorrow. >>> andy williams has died after a long career as a singer and tv personality. president reagan called him a national treasure. [ singing ] >> the singer is known for moon river. and he hosted the andy williams show in the 1960s. he died at his home in missouri la night after a year long battle with blader cancer. he was 84. >>> there is mixed news about -- for the housing industry. new home sales dipped slightly in august but prices were up. new home sales edged down .3% from july to $373,000. the median price of a new house potched last month was 2 -- purchased last months was $270,000 and that is up 11% which is the biggest one month increase on record. on wall street today the numbers on home sales combined with europe's economy put a damper on stocks. the dow is down 44 to 13,413. the nasdaq is down 24 at 3,093. the s&p is down 8 to 1,433. >>> research in motion announced yesterday its number of subscribers gone up, that surprised analyst whose expected the number to go down. they closed at $7 a share. a gain of 40 cents. >>> i just want justice for the family. >> fi
>> "the andy williams show" won three emmys. he is survived by his wife and three children. >> staples is trying to cut costs by closing about 30 american stores. this is part of a plan to trim the retail store footage by 2015. they are also consolidating their part and mortar and -- their brick-and-mortar operations and the online. >> a woman apparently gave her dog chester a lemon and he takes one look and then tries to do anything to get rid of that taste. chester is not happy. >> that does it. >> maureen is here. >> a great story, that video. in politics, the battleground states seem to be coming -- to be becoming all-out warfare. some of the important states in the november race, plus a small problem the president had today getting to a campaign stop. we will see you soon. >> tomorrow, katie couric. >> katie will talk to delilah who has 8 million listeners per week. you will see that tomorrow at 4:00 right here on abc 7. >> katie gets to talk to delilah, and we get to talk to bob ryan. >> year in the belfort furniture weather center, it is a breezy and balmy evening. some showe
of the 1960's and '70s. singer andy williams died yesterday after a year long battle with bladder cancer. he was 84. williams got his first big break as a sing other steve allen's tonight show. he eventually got his own show which lasted nine years. as you saw, guests included big names like tony benefit, ray charles and andy williams first introduced thes on mondays to awed --s on mondays -- osmonds to audiences. he continued performing till just a few months before his death. >>> director tim burton puts his twist on the frankenstein movie with his version frankenweanie. >> reporter: just in time for halloween, a boy named victor frankenstein brings his dog back to life in tim burton's new animated horror comedy frankenweanie. but things start to go wrong. the black and white 3-d movie is based on a short film burton did back in 1984. he tells me the story came from his own childhood. >> the first relationship you have with a pet, like a first love, you know. it's so unconditional. somehow the frankenstein story and the wish fulfillment of bringing something back just made a very clear con
you think of andy williams. we'll take a look at his life and long career. that's coming up next on cbs "this morning" ♪ moon ♪ moon river ♪ wider than a mile ♪ i'm crossing >> andy williams was one of the last singers of the golden age of pop music. he became a star on stage and television with his warm personality and powerful voice. he died of cancer on tuesday at his home in branson, missouri. he was 84. he'll be remembered for what we call a natural style. ♪ moon river [ applause ] ♪ wider than a mile >>> andy williams voice was called a national treasure by president ronald reagan, his style was more than just easy listening, it combined his good looks with rich warm center that made him one of the most popular singers of the '50s and '60s. ♪ born free >> he was born in 1927 in wall lake, iowa. his father wanted something big for his four sons. he moved the family to the big city of des moines and taught them to sing. the williams brothers went from there to los angeles, their first big break was backing up bing crosby on "swinging on a scar." ♪ would you li
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in the nfl history since the black eyed peas were asked to sing the super bowl. >> andy williams has died. >>> powerful waves create an intreadble scene in a paddle boat race. >> performance and regulations for self-driving cars. >>> would you say he is frugile or cheap. >> the seahawks were robbed of a win -- actually the packers were robbed. thank you for whoever wrote that. >> allen, you're late. >> i don't care. i had a [ bleep ] night last night. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning" presidential candidates have a busy day ahead in ohio. one of three battleground states where president obama has a lead. >> the poll shows mr. obama now ahead by 9% in florida, in pennsylvania, he has a 12 point lead, and ohio -- look at this, the president leads governor mitt romney by ten points. no republican has ever won the election after losing ohio. >> the buckeye state is a wonderful place. >> and if we win ohio, we win the election. >> ohio is known as the bellweather. and with today's visit, both have been here 14 times each in the campaign this year. but for romney, the battle is getting tougher.
. >> and remember your friends. mike, thank you. >>> sad news from the music world this morning. singer andy williams has died. ♪ ♪ moon river ♪ ♪ >> the legendary crooner died last night i have an year long battle with bladder cancer he was 84. he was one of the most popular singers from the 60s he died at his home in missouri where he owns a theater named after his signature song, moon river. >>> former 49 and his wife working new effort to use music to help critically ill children. steve young and his wife barb that children's hospital has agreed to discuss his forever young's plan to use the music room as part of the expansion. the foundation already has a playroom now the group will be able to do more to help. the forever young group will begin a fundraising effort to create the musical therapy program called sophie's place. >> the space so people can see what we are talking about. when you see it and get the vision and what music therapy does, it is like great ideas sell themselves. >> cheryl jennings will have more of her exclusive interview with steve and barb young in an upc
you, christina. singer and tv host andy williams has died. his says he passed away at his home in branson, missouri yesterday. the 84-year-old crooner was best known for "moonriver." he had been in show business for 75 years. he is survived by his wife debbie and their three children. williams announced he had bladder cancer next year. >>> our partners at comcast reporting that melky will be left off the playoff roster. he was suspended 50 games after testing positive for a performan performance enhancing drug this year. >>> good news, california state parks will stay open for two more years. governor jerry brown signed a bill to put a two-year moratorium on park closures. they will be funded with a $30 million state surplus which was deliberately concealed by the parks department until recently. it provides more money to the park and recreation commission trying to keep a tighter hold on the department. >>> the author of the "harry potter" series has a new book out. >>> and how much are you spending on tricks and treats this year? a survey shows halloween could get more spooky
of the entertainment world. singer andy williams has died. >> ♪ >> williams had an easy and mellow singing style and known worldwide for the song "moon river." >> president ronald reagan called him a national treasure. he died in branson, missouri. he suffered with bladder cancer. >>> he was 84. >>> they are wrapping up an unusual drill at san francisco international airport. >> where is my husband? >> this was sfo's first water rescue drill. this is the new marine boat house. >> victims acted as passengers that landed in the bay. >> sheriff's deputies and the coast guard practiced rescuing the victims. >> since the airport is surrounded by water. it makes sense to train for a crash into the bay. >> we hope it never happens but at the same time we have to be prepared for it. will it overwhelm all of our resources immediately. >> absolutely. >> the water landing p is not unheard. >> a japan airline missed the runway and landed in the san francisco bay. > >> well, no major changes to the forecast for today. get ready for big changes and in time for the weekend. >> lots of sunshine. a little bit of
treasure. singer andy williams was one of the most enduring stars of the 1960's and 1970's. he has died at age 84. ♪ moon river >> he was best known for moon river, the oscar-winning song which featured -- which was featured in the film "breakfast at tiffany's." he died at home in missouri, a year after being diagnosed with cancer. you can find constant updates on our website. from all of us here at world news america, thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. hi, neighbour! you're invited to a tea party at katerina kittycat's house! then we're going to play with o the owl. he has l
. >>> and fans are remembering entertaining andy williams this morning. the "moon river" singer died at his home in missouri. among those paying tributes, donny osmond. osmond sang "moon river" during his show in las vegas last night. >> talk about one of the great voices. back when people could sing. what a voice. >>> time, now, for some action from the big leagues. highlights, now, from espn news. >> randy scott here with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is in the american league central. it's the tigers and white sox. they came into wednesday tied atop of the division. tigers, looking to take care of business. against the royals. serving one up to jeff fron cowh francoeur. abeale la, off of jeremy guthrie, who has been better coming to the royals from the rockies. but returning to old form there. tigers cut it to 4-3. austin jackson, mr. jackson, if you're nasty. that's gone. his 16th of the season. aerowe're tied at 4-4. bottom five, your triple crown candidate leads the american league in rbis and balting average. alex gordon is ruining the party. bottom eighth.
are remembering legendary singer andy williams, who died tuesday at the age of 84 after a year-long battle with bladder cancer. williams' hits included "moon river" and the holiday classic "the most wonderful time of the year." >>> the decades-long search for jimmy hoffa has now led to the driveway of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they're going to test soil samples from underneath the driveway, though they doubt any remains found would actually be from the former teamster's boss. >>> and if you thought google maps were a good way to get around town, well, check this out. users can now navigate their way under water. these pictures of coral reefs are displayed much like the street view feature. so it comes in handy when you want to go scuba diving. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,413 after falling 44 points yesterday. the s&p lost 8. the nasdaq dropped 24. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo nikkei gained 43, while in hong kong, the hang se
the song "moon river" i bet you think of andy williams. we'll take a look at his life and long career. that's coming up next on cbs "this morning",, we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business ♪ moon river ♪ wider than a mile ♪ i'm crossing >> andy williams was one of the last singers of the golden age of pop music. he became a star on stage and television with his warm personality and powerful voice. he died of cancer on tuesday at his home in branson, missouri. he was 84. he'll be remembered for what we call a natural style. ♪ moon river [ applause ] ♪ wider than a mile >>> andy williams voice was called a national treasure by president ronald reagan, his style was more than just easy listening, it combined his good lo
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